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District of Columbia Electrical 20 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: DC20E-02
PACKAGE PDH: 20
PACKAGE PRICE: $264
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COURSE TITLE: Basic Direct Current (DC) Theory
COURSE NO: E03-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Basic Direct Current (DC) Theory
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course introduces the basic concepts of direct current (DC). It starts by describing the various types of DC sources. It explains the relevant DC circuit terminology. It demonstrates a series of basic DC circuit calculations by providing pertinent examples. It introduces conventional and electron flow and voltage polarity as well as defines Kirchhoff's Laws. Finally it discusses DC circuit analysis and faults.

 

This 3 PDH  online course is applicable to electrical and computer engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the theory of direct current.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Identifying DC sources
  • Familiarizing with DC circuit terminology
  • Performing DC circuit calculations
  • Understanding voltage polarity and current direction
  • Knowing Kirchhoff's laws
  • Analyzing DC circuits and identifying circuit faults
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Module 2, "Basic DC Theory" of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1011/2-92, "Electrical Science". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Basic Direct Current (DC) Theory (1.13 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Module 2 of this DOE publication.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Electrical Test Instruments and Measuring Devices
COURSE NO: E02-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Electrical Test Instruments and Measuring Devices
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes electrical measuring devices such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters and wattmeters. It also describes test equipment such as multimeters and meggers. It discusses the electrical parameters measured and the principles of operation of common instruments.

 

This 2 PDH  online course is applicable to electrical and computer engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of electrical test instruments and measuring devices.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding meter movements
  • Learning about the various electrical measuring devices (voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters and wattmeters)
  • Learning about the various electrical test equipment (multimeters and meggers)

 

Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Module 14, "Test Instruments and Measuring Devices" of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1011/2-92, "Electrical Science".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Electrical Test Instruments and Measuring Devices (795 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Module 14 of this DOE publication.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Electrical Engineering Fundamentals: Motors, Generators & Power Distribution
COURSE NO: E08-003
Electrical Engineering Fundamentals: Motors, Generators & Power Distribution
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course introduces the reader to the concept of load factor, its role in power quality considerations and electrical energy cost reduction through peak shaving. Significance of electrical equipment service factor and voltage regulation of power distribution systems is highlighted. Electric power bill calculation in residential, commercial and industrial arena is illustrated.

 

DC and AC motors and generators are introduced. Basic principles and equations governing the operation and performance of electric motors are presented. Common calculations involving electric motors are covered, and illustrated through examples and self-assessment problems. The reader is introduced to the concepts of induction motor slip and the roles that slip and frequency play in determination of the motor shaft speed.

 

An exploratory tour of power distribution and safety equipment is conducted through the review of motor control center (MCC), power switchgear, electronic safety devices and variable frequency drives (VFD). Pictures and diagrams are used in this discussion to give the reader a "hands- on" feel of common electrical and electronic equipment.

This 8 PDH online course is applicable to engineers of all disciplines, as well as technicians, facilities managers and executives who are not intimately familiar with electrical engineering principles and practices.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning how to calculate load factor, service factor, motor slip and motor shaft speed
  • Learning how to compute voltage regulation and electrical power bills
  • Learning how DC and AC motors and generators are constructed and their operation
  • Familiarity with power distribution and control equipment (switches, breakers, etc.)
  • Introduction to state of the art electrical and electronic safety devices
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Electrical Engineering Fundamentals: Motors, Generators and Power Distribution" which is based on the principles in the book Electrical Engineering for Non-Electrical Engineers, S. Bobby Rauf, Fairmont Press, 2013.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Electrical Engineering Fundamentals: Motors, Generators & Power Distribution (18.6 MB)
E08-003 - APPENDICES
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty-four (44) questions to earn 8 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire course document.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Transformers
COURSE NO: E05-013
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Introduction to Transformers
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the basic concept, function, types, and the different components of electrical transformers.  

 

A transformer is an electrical equipment that transfers energy from one circuit to another by electromagnetic induction. They are often used to convert between high and low voltages (step-up or step down). Transformers and their components vary depending on the application and are available in several different configurations.  

 

This 5 PDH online course is applicable to electrical and mechanical engineers, maintenance personnel and other technical staff who are interested in gaining a better understanding of transformers.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the function of transformers and their physical characteristics
  • Familiarizing with the different components of transformers
  • Learning how to identify a transformer as step-up or step-down and state the current ratio of a transformer when given the turns ratio
  • Learning the mathematical relationship between the power in the primary and the power in the secondary of a transformer
  • Understanding the basics of the different types of transformers
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review section 2 of the " Transformers: Basics, Maintenance, and Diagnostics" document, published by the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
INTRODUCTION TO TRANSFORMERS (888 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty-five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on section 2 of this DOI publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Transformer Protection
COURSE NO: E01-006
COURSE PROVIDER: Andre LeBleu, P.E.
Transformer Protection
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on the different applications of transformer power system protection of two winding three phase transformers. It explains the different applications, where they are used and the pros and cons for each type of system.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to electrical engineers that design and or operate power systems that range from 15kV to 480V.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding technical concerns regarding transformer protection
  • Learning about the technical applications for transformer protection
  • Understanding the basics of each type application
  • Learning about the pro and con explanation for each type of application
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Transformer Protection".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Transformer Protection (114 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on this entire course document.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Code of Ethics for Engineers
COURSE NO: LE1-001
Code of Ethics for Engineers
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course introduces engineers to the National Society of Professional Engineers Code of Ethics. The Code provides ethical guidance to engineers in their various and often simultaneously held roles as 1) guardians of public health, safety, and welfare 2) employees, 3) employers, and 4) providers of technical service to clients.

 

Engineers practicing their profession encounter not only technical issues but also ethical issues. Sometimes the latter issues are easy to resolve: applying everyday, common-sense notions of honesty, openness, responsibility, and lawfulness is sufficient to guide the engineer to the appropriate decision. At other times, however, matters are more complicated. In particular, knowing what to do when two or more duties or obligations conflict can be difficult. For example, an engineer's duty to his client or employer may conflict with the engineer's duty to the general public. Codes of ethics have been formulated to help engineers address these conflicts.

 

This 1 PDH online course is intended for all engineers who are interested in gaining a better understanding about how to protect and respect their engineering profession in the utmost manner.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning the six Fundamental Canons of the Code
  • Learning the five Rules of Practice
  • Learning the nine Professional Obligations
  • Understanding the definition of "Sustainable Development"
  • Understanding the scope of the Supreme Court decision regarding NSPE, competitive bidding, and antitrust law
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document "Code of Ethics for Engineers" published by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) on July 2007. This course document is reprinted by permission of the NSPE (www.nspe.org) and may be downloaded from the NSPE's website by clicking on Code of Ethics for Engineers, or by clicking on the link below.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Code of Ethics for Engineers (178 KB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on this NSPE publication.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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